India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 22, 2015
Overruling the recommendations of a parliamentary panel, the government today went ahead with a proposal to try juveniles in the age group of 16 to 18 years accused of heinous crimes under laws for adults.
India News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday February 25, 2015
The Parliamentary standing committee reviewing the proposed changes in the Juvenile Justice Act has rejected the Union government's recommendation to treat accused in cases of rape and other heinous crimes, who are 16-18 years old, as adults.
India News | Ketki Angre | Sunday August 10, 2014
A day after the cabinet cleared amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act, the parents of the woman who died after being gangraped in a bus in Delhi in 2012, demanded fresh trial for the juvenile involved in the crime.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 7, 2014
UNICEF India today expressed concern over the amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act, under which minors above the age of 16 involved in a serious crime can be tried in an adult court, and said such a decision was a "real step back".
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday August 7, 2014
The union cabinet is expected to take up proposed changes in legislation through which minors above 16 accused of crimes like rape will be tried as adults.
India News | Written by Ketki Angre | Friday December 6, 2013
Days away from what will be a year after a young paramedic was gang-raped on a bus in the capital, the government wants to make a change in the law - a change that will no longer allow juveniles accused of heinous crimes to get protection under the j...
India News | Ketki Angre and A Vaidyanathan | Tuesday December 3, 2013
The top court wanted to know the Centre's views on whether a court can decide if a minor accused could be tried as an adult in a regular criminal court.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday December 2, 2013
The government is planning changes in law to treat juvenile offenders involved in serious crimes on par with adult criminals.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 9, 2013
Metropolitan Magistrate Sanjeev Kumar sentenced Asif to three years' imprisonment.
India News | Reported by Sutapa Deb | Monday September 9, 2013
The process of reformation of the juvenile convicted in the Delhi gang-rape case will begin in a special home at Majnu Ka Tila in north Delhi. Following the order of the juvenile justice board, the 18-year-old, who was 17 during the horrific incident...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 3, 2013
A fast track court in Delhi said it will give its judgment in the December 16, 2012 Delhi gang-rape case on September 10. Four accused are faced trial for gang-rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman last year.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Saturday August 31, 2013
The father of the student who was fatally gang-raped on a moving bus in Delhi today said, "It is a crime to be born a girl in this country."
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Sunday September 1, 2013
In the first verdict in the gang-rape of a Delhi student on a moving bus in December, a juvenile court today found the youngest accused guilty of rape and murder, and sentenced to three years at a reform centre.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Saturday August 31, 2013
Delhi gang-rape case: The fatal attack on the 23-year-old medical student provoked national outrage.
Delhi News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Saturday August 31, 2013
Delhi gang-rape: The fatal attack on the 23-year-old medical student provoked national outrage.
India News | Reported by Rashmi Rajput, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday August 26, 2013
Two of five men arrested for assaulting and raping a young photojournalist in Mumbai on Thursday, have claimed that they are juveniles, in what is being seen as a ploy to get off lightly.
India News | A Vaidyanathan | Thursday August 22, 2013
The Supreme Court today allowed the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) to go ahead deliver verdict in the Delhi gang-rape case. The court issued notice to the JJB and the Centre.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 19, 2013
The judgement in the December 16 gang-rape case involving a minor accused was again deferred today till August 31 by the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB).
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 5, 2013
The judgement in the December 16 gang-rape case involving a minor was today deferred till August 19 by the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) pursuant to a direction of the Supreme Court.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday July 31, 2013
A juvenile court which had reserved its verdict on the youngest accused in the Delhi gang rape, will not deliver its verdict until the Supreme Court decides on a plea seeking clarity on the provisions under which a juvenile can be tried as an adult.
India News | Edited by Samira Shaikh | Thursday July 25, 2013
The Juvenile Justice Board is expected to deliver its verdict today on the December 16 gang-rape and murder of a 23-year-old medical student in New Delhi. The juvenile court is expected to pass judgement on the youngest suspect, who was 17 at the tim...
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh (With inputs from agencies) | Friday July 19, 2013
The juvenile accused in the Delhi gangrape case has been held guilty in a case of robbery that allegedly took place before a 23-year-old girl was gangraped in a moving bus on December 16.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday July 17, 2013
The Supreme Court has refused to reduce the age for being considered juvenile to 16 years and has said that even those accused of heinous crimes, but below 18 years of age, will continue to be tried by a juvenile board under the Juvenile Justice Act,...
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday July 11, 2013
A verdict on the role of the juvenile accused in the gang-rape and murder of a 23-year-old medical student on a moving bus in Delhi on December 16 last year, is now expected two weeks later, on July 25.